A reference to the movie Despicable Me, an untimely meeting with a large wooden beam, and the realization I need to listen. All in one great fall!
I’m easing my way back into life post-marathon. I’m still working on putting that experience into words. I had no idea how much running a marathon would impact me. And I’m not talking about my knees. Until then, here’s some recent kid conversations that have me laughing. — On the way home from Bible study […]
Million Dollar Moment #16 Little Miss just completed a week of Safety Town. Every evening for a week, kids entering kindergarten heard important messages from “safety heroes” in our town – firemen, bus divers, policemen – and learned silly songs with memorable messages. At the end of the week, the parents came for a party […]
Million Dollar (maybe Gazillion) Moment #15 My running partner Jen and I are training for the Detroit Marathon this October. This past weekend we reached a new milestone for us – 16 miles. It was a gorgeous early evening run and the best I have felt in a few months. When we run that many […]
Million Dollar Moment #14 Of all the things that we look forward to as parents – first smile, first tooth, first steps, first words – there are so many things along the way that you never realize will be memorable milestones – like the first time they attach a real name to a toy, or […]
#12 Million Dollar Moment My dad is a magician/juggler/clown. My father-in-law is a magician/juggler/storyteller. I can do ventriloquism. My husaband and I and all 3 of our brothers can juggle. His sister can do mime. We all (including the mothers) know how to properly manipulate a puppet and at least twist a balloon dog. Therefore, […]